While defence and foreign affairs are run jointly, Serbia, with a population of 7.5 million, has remained with the dinar , while Montenegro, population 660,000, uses the euro.
The north, he said, would continue with the dinar and south Sudan would adopt the new Sudan pound.
Already we have one major accounting scandal - courtesy of an Italian basket-case of a company - and a US dollar that seems to be linked to the Iraqi dinar .
Tunisia has a strong currency (one dinar equals 72 cents).
It is possible that the gold-backed Islamic dinar may replace the dollar as the global trading standard or that China or the European Union may seize the moment to offer the world a stable replacement currency.
The German mark was introduced as a parallel currency to the Yugoslav dinar and then the euro.
Serbia and Montenegro may still be part of the same country, but they are drifting apart, and Montenegro's refusal to do business in dinars is step one in the divorce.
Jordan earned 61 million dinars from phosphate exports in 1987.
I hadn't had a chance to change any dollars in the the new Iraqi dinars , so the miracle lady paid my ‘tip’ to the driver.
The cost of fuel has already quadrupled here over the last couple of days, while the value of the Iraqi Dinar has slumped, down from 9.5 dinars to the dollar on Saturday to 6 today.